Should I Date a Person with Mental Illness? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Today we discuss dating with bipolar disorder. Whether you’re the partner with the diagnosis or the “healthy” partner, what are some signs that the relationship will work? When is it time to call it quits? Click the player below to listen! […]

By |2020-06-13T18:22:23-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Bipolar Disorder, Mental Illness, Not Crazy, Podcast|Comments Off on Should I Date a Person with Mental Illness? (Not Crazy Podcast)

Should People with Mental Illness Have Children? (Not Crazy Podcast)

You’ve been diagnosed with mental illness — what does this mean for your family planning? Is it anyone else’s business but your own? What are the unique challenges faced by parents with mental illness? In today’s show, Gabe and Lisa discuss their reasons for not having kids, while also interviewing Amy, a [...]

By |2020-05-26T13:54:24-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Bipolar Disorder, Family, Not Crazy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Should People with Mental Illness Have Children? (Not Crazy Podcast)

I Love You, Don’t Leave Me (Not Crazy Podcast)

Do you worry endlessly that your partner will leave you or die? In today’s Not Crazy podcast, we take a deep look at abandonment issues. Gabe opens up about his constant fear that his wife Kendall will suddenly decide she is too good for him and take off, even though there is [...]

By |2020-03-24T10:24:11-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Bipolar Disorder, Not Crazy, Relationships|Comments Off on I Love You, Don’t Leave Me (Not Crazy Podcast)

Kanye West Knows Nothing About Bipolar Medication

Kanye West’s interview about living with bipolar disorder has recently made the media rounds. Mr. West speaks about not liking medication, about mania being a creative outlet, and the career edge he believes he has because of living with mental illness. […]

By |2019-06-17T22:27:32-04:00June 17th, 2019|Bipolar Disorder, Podcast|Comments Off on Kanye West Knows Nothing About Bipolar Medication

It’s My Birthday, And I’m Bipolar

Over the past year, I learned to never start a podcast with a schizophrenic. Honestly, it could be to never start a podcast with a New Yorker or a millennial, but since I operate in the mental health space, I’m going to pin this on my co-host’s mental illness. Which, of course, she’d correctly point [...]

By |2018-11-29T09:51:12-05:00November 29th, 2018|Bipolar Disorder, Family, Mental Illness, Self-Care|Comments Off on It’s My Birthday, And I’m Bipolar

Mental Illness is an Asshole – And Other Observations

GET A SIGNED COPY OF GABE'S FIRST BOOK! Mental Illness is an Asshole - And Other Observations PRE-SALE: Mental Illness is an Asshole is Gabe Howard's first collection of articles about living with mental illness. All the articles date from 2014 through 2018 and include his observations on reaching recovery, stigma, and living well in spite of [...]

By |2018-11-23T13:31:28-05:00November 23rd, 2018|Advocacy, Bipolar Disorder, Shop|1 Comment

Is Bipolar Disorder The New Cool Thing?

The number of people with a bipolar diagnosis has nearly doubled over the past 10 years. There are many ways to interpret this information. Given the sensitive nature of this discussion, I want to remind people up front that I am not a doctor, researcher, or therapist. I am a person living with bipolar disorder who works in mental [...]

By |2018-10-16T12:35:17-04:00October 16th, 2018|Bipolar Disorder|Comments Off on Is Bipolar Disorder The New Cool Thing?

Bipolar Disorder and Thoughts

One of the worst things about living with bipolar disorder is figuring out which thoughts are worthy of my attention.   One of the worst things about living with bipolar disorder is figuring out which thoughts are worthy of my attention. Just because I think it doesn’t make it true. That bit of truth is [...]

By |2018-09-30T15:08:47-04:00September 30th, 2018|Bipolar Disorder, Mental Illness|Comments Off on Bipolar Disorder and Thoughts

Why I Have Bipolar and also a Good Marriage

Bipolar disorder can take a toll on relationships, but this can be prevented by following tips such as trusting your partner and putting yourself first.   Anyone who has followed my work long enough knows that my wife isn’t angry at the fact that I have a bipolar diagnosis. She doesn’t celebrate it but she [...]

By |2018-09-06T11:22:58-04:00September 6th, 2018|Bipolar Disorder, Family, Relationships|4 Comments

Gabe & Michelle have a LIVE SHOW on TheMighty!

Do you have questions about living with mental illness? Gabe & Michelle have answers! Ask the hosts of 'A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Podcast' anything you like. We are live on TheMighty.com's Facebook page Mental Health On The Mighty every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month! Be sure to tune in! Here is a recording [...]

By |2018-07-19T12:01:52-04:00July 19th, 2018|Bipolar Disorder, Mental Illness, Schizophrenia, Self-Care|Comments Off on Gabe & Michelle have a LIVE SHOW on TheMighty!